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About Steven S.

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Jamaica Plain, MA
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I have used Adobe Illustrator for the past 5 years for both academic and professional work. I also use it in my spare time for graphic design, tweaking logos coming up with new ideas for friends and co workers. Live paint, live trace, and creating outlines from text are a few features that allow me to create diversified logos.

About Steven
I'm a recent graduate of the Boston Architectural College, and employed by a large architectural firm in Boston. I am currently teaching a Rhino 3-D course at the BAC I tutor in all aspects of architecture including portfolio design, writing, software tutoring, design critiquing, and overall academic guidance. For software, I specialize in the Adobe Suite, AutoCAD, Revit, Rhinoceros, and V-Ray. I've tutored students of all differing ages and skill sets, ranging from novice to advanced user. Further, I have numerous references and reviews about my services that I would be happy to pass along, as well as past design work that I have done both academically and professionally. Lastly, I have numerous resources students can use after tutoring sessions are complete such as reference manuals, tutorials, and websites to visit for additional learn
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Richard January 2, 2018
· AutoCAD · Online
Just what I needed
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Sol F. January 2, 2018
· AutoCAD · Online
It was very easy to connect and to understand. Work very well for me! Steven explained all My questions.
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Susan K. October 2, 2017
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Steve was very knowledgeable and detailed throughout the lesson. He was patient and I look forward to continuing lessons so that I can become proficient with this software.
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Steven S.

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About Christopher A.

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Orlando, FL

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Learn about all the ways to manipulate images from pixel based images with resolutions to mathematical xml elements like SVG images that can get infinitely big or infinitely small!

GIMP and InkScape are the programs of focus but ask about Photoshop and Illustrator if interested in that direction! GIMP and InkScape are equivalent FREE software under the Open Source GPL License, you can use this software to do image editing to the professional level with no charge unlike Adobe and its expensive software, they are comparable.

About Christopher
With eight years experience at Valencia College and 2 years at University of Central Florida I have experienced a wide variety of students between the ages 7 to 60 years. This experience has enabled me to customize lessons in one to one sessions with each unique student and their unique needs.

My teaching methodologies include plenty of visual aids, simile's, and clear communication with a strong emphasis on Socratic questioning to stimulate critical thought in helping to understand and take control of the information to be learned.

Sessions include visual and auditory components to learning and for students who need kinetic interaction to fulfill their learning process assignments can be assigned or custom problems can be created to be solved with an overview process of what is understood and what needs to be better diagnosed.
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Mariusz February 5, 2017
· Computer Programming · Online
What else do I have to say, good as always worth the money!
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Mariusz January 22, 2017
· Computer Programming · Online
Once again another great lesson with Chris, my third one now.
He really is interesting to listen and fun to watch him coding as always!
I recommend him to people out there who want to have lessons with him!
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Mariusz January 15, 2017
· Computer Programming · Online
Fun lesson, he gave me lots of websites to mess around with code. He is a good teacher
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About Etana H.

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Tempe, AZ

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We will start by getting to know one another a bit so I can gain a clear idea of what you are hoping to gain from our sessions. Whether it be an intro to a software or taking developing a full start to finish project. After our first meeting I will use my 11 years of professional experience to develop a unique lesson plan for you and your goals.

About Etana
Hi! My name is Etana, M.S. I am a detail oriented, self starting designer with 11 years of professional experience under my belt. From print to web, design is not simply what I do for a living, it is my passion.

I run a Tempe, Arizona based business called SocietyJazz = ‘Society’ as in the totality of people and ‘Jazz’ as in all that stuff. Society Jazz brings together my core concepts: People .Passions . Environments.

I bring this philosophy into my teaching method: I believe that each person is uniquely different so therefore their love/passion in life and how they bring it into the world is their own. I use this philosophy to create unique lessons based on you, how you learn and what you want to learn.

There isn't a creative challenge I won't take on with you no matter your experience level. My greatest joy is to share my pas
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Courtnay July 13, 2018
· Adobe Illustrator · In studio
Etana made me feel totally comfortable. She was knowledgeable and helpful. I plan on continuing to take lessons from her in the future!
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Bruce T. July 11, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Great lesson from an experienced "Photoshopper." I appreciate her patience as I struggle along. Etana is very knowledgeable and an excellent instructor. Highly recommended for anyone wanting PS lessons, from beginning to advanced techniques.
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Bryan July 8, 2018
· WordPress · In studio
Good information and Etana is patient. Thanks again
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About Katherine V.

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Manhattan Beach, CA

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I've worked for large corporations, and advertising agencies in Los Angeles, CA. I've also taught at the university level.

Learn how to design and create with Adobe Creative Suite.
Logo Design
Brochure Design
Package Design
Ad Design for Print, newspaper and magazines
Ad Design for Social Media
Poster Design
Web Banners

About Katherine
I look forward to tutoring you. I teach Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Drawing, PowerPoint and more.

I graduated from the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. and later took some additional classes at UCLA. I taught graphic design and illustration at Woodbury University. I've worked for advertising agencies and large corporations.

I now have my own business and also enjoy teaching young students through adults.

Businesses and academic institutions around the world use PowerPoint. It is important at all levels to be an effective communicator and presenter.

I will use my academic knowledge joined with my new world digital technology skills, to make you able to express yourself.
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james P. February 16, 2018
· Adobe InDesign · Online
WOW! I'm learning a lot and can't wait until the next lesson.
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James P. February 9, 2018
· Adobe InDesign · Online
So helpful, I can't wait for my next lesson!
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Marianne September 7, 2017
· Graphic Design · Online
I hired Katherine to work on my logo design / branding of my company. I enjoyed her guidance in the development phase tremendously, as well as her ability to hear my needs. Her execution skills, time line and delivery of the product are assertive, direct and on time. I recommend her highly.
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Katherine V.

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Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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About Collyne P.

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Alpharetta, GA

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Hey I'm Collyne,
Graphic design is my passion and I always like to share my knowledge and expertise of good design principles, color theory and layout with others who want to learn to design their own projects.

This class is for anyone who is interested in learning Graphic Design. I'll teach you relevant terms and design practices to help you create awesome projects for print and web like:

 Posters
 Business cards
 Logos
 Brochures
 Web graphics and more

You will be using Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, which are the industry standard applications that graphic designers use. This is the perfect class for you if you’re looking to add to your work resume by learning some graphic design skills or if you’re looking to do some creative projects like making invitations, cards and social media graphics. To sum it up … this class will teach you how to take your creative ideas and turn them into beautiful print or digital masterpieces!

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About Collyne
I'm a graphic, web and digital designer who has been using Adobe creative suite products: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign for over 15 years. I have a Bachelors of Arts degree in Visual Communication, a Bachelors of Science degree in Marketing and a certificate in Web Design.

Using Photoshop can be so much fun! I enjoy coming up with a design idea for creative projects and then use Photoshop to make it all come together. Graphic design is my passion and I always like to share my knowledge, expertise, tips and tricks of Photoshop with others who want to learn how to use it.

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Photoshop for creative projects:
• Digital scrapbooking
• Interior design mood boards
• Making greeting cards
• Photo color corrections
• Creating digital collages and more

Photoshop for creating marketing ma
terials:
• Posters/flyer design
• Creating brochures
• Business cards

I also love working with anyone wanting to add Photoshop to his or her tool kit as an addition to his or her professional expertise.

To make sure that I meet all students where they are in their learning, I develop a customized lesson plan, which takes them step-by-step through the fundamentals of Photoshop so that their end goals are accomplished.

I look forward to working with you!
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Collyne P.

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About Brandi R.

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Los Angeles, CA

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Learn the basics of computer-aided design in the fashion world!
You will learn how to create your own designs in adobe illustrator. Easily create and edit designs of your choice on the computer!

About Brandi
What I teach:

SEWING!

- How to thread and care for your machine
- Easily fix machine problems like skipped stitches, needle breaks, tension troubles etc...
- How to choose fabrics, threads and other materials that will keep your machine running at full capacity and result in quality projects
- Recognize and utilize the best sewing machine feet to achieve the desired results
- Learn the basics of installing zippers, sewing buttonholes and constructing perfect hems
- Create beautiful embellishments like scallops, ruches, smocking, pin tucks ets...

FASHION DESIGN!

Detailed yet easy-to-understand explanations of the essence of draping and patternmaking!
Learn basic design principles–dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring– providing students with all the relevant information necessary to create designs with
accuracy regardless of their complexity.

- One of a kind pieces that YOU designed!
- Create 'Knock offs' of your favorite pieces
- Complete fitting corrections on your own garments

FASHION ILLUSTRATION! (Traditional or Computer aided)

Learn the basics of fashion illustration!
Step-by-step drawing lessons that cover the fundamentals of fashion illustration. i.e. Drawing head and body proportions, choosing colors, and much more.

+ Learn how to create proportional TECHNICAL flat sketches!

Learn the basics of computer-aided design in the fashion world!
Easily create and edit designs of your choice on the computer in Adobe Illustrator!
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Kelley July 7, 2018
· Fashion Design · In home
Trying to learn some tips and tricks to start some of my passion projects. Brandi was really helpful and her rate is so fair! I would highly suggest!! Thanks again, Brandi!
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Linda B June 27, 2018
· Sewing · In home
WOW! All I can say is can you also babysit?? I have never seen my daughter so interested in a craft! You really brought a passion out in her and I am very appreciative. Brandi came to our house in Los Angeles to teach my daughter some of the basics for sewing (trying to find a hobby!) and she is already excited for the next class. Brandi really helped bring out a passion within her for this craft. While listening in (and trying a few things myself - haha) I saw how great of a teacher Brandi is and all I can say is THANK YOU and we’ll be scheduling again!
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Brandi R.

Brandi R.

Los Angeles, CA 90046
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$39 / 30-min

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